Is chocolate milk tea good for you?

is chocolate milk tea good

With its delicious taste, chocolate milk tea has become an indispensable drink in numerous cafes. However, is chocolate milk tea good for you?


As a widely-consumed beverage, there are concerns about the health effects of chocolate milk tea. Is chocolate milk tea good for you? Although it contains several vitamins and minerals, consuming this milk tea still needs to be in moderation. In this article, FGC will give you instructions for using chocolate milk tea properly. 

Chocolate milk tea nutrition facts

Chocolate milk tea is made by mixing chocolate, milk, black tea, and natural sweetener. Due to these ingredients, chocolate milk tea has a small number of vitamins and minerals such as vitamins D, and A, calcium, potassium, etc. It is also high in carbs and calories which has an effect on health. 

The nutritional content of chocolate milk tea is varied due to its amount and ingredients. If it is mixed with many toppings, calories and other compounds will increase. In general, 1 cup (240ml) of chocolate milk tea contains:

  • Calories: 180-300
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Fat: 2.5-5 g 
  • Carbs: 26-38 g
  • Vitamin D: 16 mcg
  • Calcium: 242 mg
  • Potassium: 207 mg
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                              Chocolate milk tea contains vitamins and minerals

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Health benefits of chocolate milk tea

Chocolate milk tea is famous for its amazing and unique taste that can be replaced by any beverage. So, is chocolate milk tea good for health? It also brings health benefits for consumers although these are not widely known. When it comes to studies on the health effects of chocolate milk tea, there is still a lack of research. Instead, these findings are based on research on its main ingredients: chocolate, milk, and tea.

How is chocolate milk tea good for the brain?

Both chocolate and tea in chocolate milk tea are rich in flavonoids which help to promote blood flow to the brain, thereby stimulating brain function in people with cognitive impairment. This milk tea has an effect on enhancing mental functions due to the content of caffeine. It also temporarily increases mental alertness, concentration, memory, and cognitive functions. Not only that, it has powerful anti-stress properties.

How is chocolate milk tea good for heart health?

Chocolate milk tea is a good source of antioxidants including epicatechins, procyanidins, and other flavonoids. These compounds help dilate blood vessels, thereby increasing blood flow to the heart and arteries and reducing the risk of heart problems. This milk tea contains oleic and stearic acids, which have cholesterol-lowering properties and help reduce the oxidation of the “bad” LDL cholesterol. Therefore, stroke and other heart diseases are also prevented. 

How is chocolate milk tea good for overall health?

Several vitamins and minerals in chocolate milk tea play an essential role in the human body, promoting overall health. Its nutrients help to stimulate the immune system, improve digestion, and strengthen bones. The flavonoids in chocolate and tea have anti-inflammatory effects, protect cells from free radicals and thereby, prevent serious diseases and cancer risks. Besides, this milk tea is also a great source of energy, which makes it ideal for recovery. 

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                   Chocolate milk tea also brings health benefits to consumers

Side effects of chocolate milk tea

Is chocolate milk tea good? Although chocolate milk tea provides several essential nutrients, it is high in calories and added sugar, which can result in weight gain and increase the risk of some diseases. The high-calorie content of chocolate milk tea also affects consumers’ health. It may lead to obesity if you consume more calories than your body burns. This milk tea contains a large amount of sugar, and too much sugar intake can cause cavities and other health problems in kids. It increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, or liver disease in consumers. 

Besides, caffeine and theophylline in chocolate milk tea can cause dehydration if consumed excessively, thus leading to constipation. Caffeine may also disrupt your sleep cycle and cause insomnia. Therefore, people who are in insomnia treatment or suffering from its symptoms should drink chocolate milk tea in moderation, not in the evening. 

To enjoy chocolate milk tea without worrying about its adverse effects, you can:

  • Reduce the number of cups you drink each day.
  • Use healthy alternatives such as honey to lower the consumed sugar amount.
  • Reduce the toppings such as boba pearls, jelly, etc., to decrease the amount of calories intake.
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                          Chocolate milk tea is high in calories and added sugar

About Future Generation Co., Ltd

Future Generation Company Limited is one of the largest beverage suppliers in Vietnam, with 26 years of experience in production and export. FGC is equipped with modern machines such as Hotfill PET and TetraPak, ensuring high-capacity production. FGC strives to achieve our mission to become Vietnam’s leading healthy beverage company. Our factories also meet international standards such as ISO, HACCP, etc. In addition, we constantly innovate our machinery system, strengthen production capacity, and increase productivity. 

FGC also provides Private Label Services. With this service, we can help customers in researching and formulating beverages, designing product label packaging, and creating their own brands. This is an ideal solution for small and medium enterprises. Moreover, FGC provides free samples for customers to test before bulk orders. We also ensure delivery as fast as possible. 


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